Chelsea have taken the decision to recall Nathan Ake from his loan spell at Bournemouth this week because of growing concerns over the fitness of left back Marcos Alonso, according to the Evening Standard.
The £23m signing from Fiorentina has been troubled by a
“Chelsea is his home. Last season he played a whole championship with Watford. This season he was playing with Bournemouth. He’s showing he deserves to stay in a great team like Chelsea.
"Ake gives me important options, because we are playing with three central defenders. He can play on the left, he can play in the middle. Also it’s important to see during training if he can play as a wing-back.
“Me, the club, we wanted to bring back Ake because he gives me a good opportunity, good solutions.”
Bournemouth have been targeting Chelsea legend John Terry as a potential replacement for Ake, with reports emerging on Tuesday that they were interested in taking him on loan.